Friday, Sept. 21, 8 PM (7 PM VIP reception)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, with reception in the AK Café
Spotlight Speaker: Angie Thomas
Angie Thomas is the author of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller The Hate U Give: widely known as the Black Lives Matter-inspired YA novel. Called “a stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time” (The New York Times), it’s already been adapted as a major feature film that will be released on October 19. In talks, Thomas gives context and background to the culture, politics, and movement behind the book.